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Elderly woman dies after accident in Cornwall

The elderly passenger of a car involved in a crash near St Ives last month has died.

The collision involving three vehicles took place on St Ives Road in Carbis Bay just after 5pm on Sunday 28 September.

Frances Hancock, who was in the Mercedes, was taken to the Royal Cornwall Hospital but died from her injuries yesterday, Wednesday 14 October.

Police would like to hear from anyone who saw the accident.


MP's fears for Newquay Airport following Lib Dem vote

Stephen Gilbert fears Newquay Airport could be squeezed out Credit: ITV News

Stephen Gilbert, Liberal Democrat MP for St Austell & Newquay, says he's disappointed that his party has approved a policy which he says could squeeze out services from Newquay airport.

The party conference voted against further expansion of runways in the south east. and Mr Gilbert argues this means that major airports there will be forced to concentrate on long-haul flights at the expense of internal flights to regional airports.

A39 is shut as woman driver is airlifted to hospital

Crash scene investigators on the A39 topday Credit: ITV News West Country

A female driver was airlifted to North Devon District Hospital this morning following a serious accident on the A39 in North Devon.

The crash was between Barnstaple and Bideford and the road remains shut while investigations are carried out.

The A39 remains closed following this morning's accident Credit: ITV News West Country
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